Posts filed under 'Back and Spine'

Arthritis of the Spine Seminar

Dr. Robert Berkowitz will be giving a community education seminar on the topic, Arthritis of the Spine, Monday, September 28 at 1pm at the O’neill Healthcare Skilled and Assisted Living Facility in North Ridgeville.  The event is free and open to the public. Those wishing to attend should RSVP by Friday, September 23rd by calling […]

Continue Reading Add comment September 7th, 2016

Myths and Facts About Herniated Discs

  There are twenty-three discs in the spine acting as shock absorbers between vertebrae. The discs have a tough outer portion surrounding a gel-like inner core or nucleus. There are some misconceptions about disc problems that stem in part from mid-20th-century treatments and prognosis.   We talked with Dr. Robert Berkowitz to address these myths […]

Continue Reading Add comment May 9th, 2016

Working Smarter at the Office

  They say sitting is the new smoking, and how we sit and work during our 8-10 hour days has a significant effect on our muscles, tendons and nerves. Back, neck and wrist pain can all be exacerbated by your office work environment.    According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, “frequent computer use […]

Continue Reading Add comment September 25th, 2015

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